And here it is….”Fifty Shades of Grey” trailer and will be in cinemas on February 2015! It’s been 2 years since husband and I went to watch a movie in cinema for some of his ridiculous reasons. Well this year, I will force him to come with me and watch this movie. Yep, that’s right, I won’t miss this, I will let him mark his calendar for this, it’s a date! I can’t wait! Watching this TRAILER gives me goosebumps! So that’s how it feels huh, to watch a movie that you’ve already read from the book. I hope this won’t disappoint my expectations, it should be better that my imagination. I am hoping for that.
My life is far way better than what I’ve expected. I dreamed and worked hard all my life. Struggled and experience so many things that I am not sure if how many people can endure. I am sure there are more lives that gone worst than what I’ve been through. For me, my life has been like a roller coaster. So many Ups and Downs, lots of excitement as I call all my struggles and hardships. With all that experiences, I am very grateful for what I have right now! First I am very thankful to have a loving, caring and responsible HUSBAND, which is all responsible for all the blessings we are receiving everyday, Im also grateful for my beautiful and healthy kids. A house that is 10 times bigger for my family compare to what I had before. Our everyday foods not only on our table but also in our fridge and pantry, we didn’t have storage of food before not even a pinch of salt. If you don’t work, you will not eat. That’s how we lived. I am also thankful for the bonus blessings in our life, for the entertainments and gadgets that my family is enjoying everyday and so many more that sometimes, I tend to forget and take for granted and I hate myself for that. I feel overly blessed already and I am very grateful but forgive me Lord for I have to ask for more…. I pray for my love ones to also experience what I am experiencing. To also have a nice comfortable place to sleep in when they are tired. Some food to eat when they are starving. And most of all, I pray for them to have more FAITH, COURAGE, PERSEVERANCE so they will achieve all their DREAMS.
Thank you Lord for your Love!
Here’s a song that I saw in my timeline this morning that is worth sharing…enjoy listening!
Sitting in the dining room staring at the white window drapes while enjoying the sound of the fan whirring behind me. It’s 7:15 in the morning, Tuesday, kids are on summer break but hubby still needs to go to work and that is why I am awake since 6:30. My coffee is still hot I can’t take a sip yet. Ah– I wanna go back to bed… but I don’t want to. That is why I am right in front of my mac air right now letting my mind flow while my fingers documenting it and then suddenly my blood is flowing little by little and thinking what should I do today. I am done with my landscape project in our front house but I am still itching to do some more gardening. I know I still have pending projects in our backyard but what can I do I don’t have enough resources yet, Ill wait til next payday and I’ll ask hubby about it (big grin). So instead of planning for today’s agenda, I’ll just plan on what to do this summer before kids go back to school on August 1st. Yep, you read that right, August 1st is the NON TRADITIONAL schools first day! Like what I already planned, I have activities and schedule for the kids to follow everyday. I know it sounds like “not fun” at all but I am trying to make their days exciting like let them play minecraft the whole morning ( looks very long but trust me it’s still not long enough for them) since it’s summer break! Aside from activities planned, Annual Physical is part of it. Yep, we wanna make sure our kids are in good shape. Fieldtrips and attending local activities in our city is also part of my plan aside from swimming and biking ofcourse! And lastly, my favorite (what I have in mind so far) is shopping! Quarterly, we are shopping for new clothes, kids are getting bigger and bigger every year, they need new shoes, new set of clothes and undies. Not just for kids but for my me and my husband as well. I would need some summer tops and shorts, my clothes are either shrinking or I am just gaining too much weight! I also need to buy some ——- oh my husband is leaving now, let me walk him to the garage and kiss him goodbye! Blog more later! Happy TUESDAY!!!!
I got invited to perform in a program at WALMART held last Thursday, May 22 at Walmart Home Office with our fellow Filipinas here in Arkansas. Yearly, they are celebrating APAN (Asian Pacific Associates Network) where all 13 countries were being showcased.
At first, I have no clue how it’s gonna be and who’s going to watch, I just said yes to a friend that’s asking a favor and when I finally learned it’s going to be in a big audtorium with lots of people and even being telecast/aired in several walmart offices from different States, I suddenly felt so nervous. It’s been a long time since I felt that feeling, that was when I was in college with my dance troupe waiting to perform in a dance competition! But I’m glad we did very good and gave a good entertainment. It’s been a long time since I heard that kind of applause. It was really a fun experience. I’m glad I said yes to my friend. Here’s a video taken by a friend that I am proud to share and show to all of you…..
I always dreamed of becoming a writer someday. I was a school paper writer when I was in Elementary to College but it’s always written in our own Language which is Filipino. I also wrote short stories for our play in school several times and there’s this one time, I wrote a themed script used in a “Skit Competetion” and we won! I was so happy and proud as one of the main character who acted on stage and at the same time, I was acknowledged as the writer of that script. I only writes in English for Poems and News coz I must admit, I am not that good at it. I wanted to learn more but I guess my passion is not that strong because I didn’t pursue it or maybe I am just lazy, I don’t know. Well. well, those were the days….and that is also the main reason of the topic I am writing right now - how I started to blog.
2008 when I am still using FRIENDSTER and doesn’t know FACEBOOK yet. There’s this portion of this social media where you can post a blog aside from sharing pictures and videos of your everyday life to your friends. I started reading some of my friends blog there and I was inspired, I wanted to start mine but I am kinda shy and afraid to critisize by people who can read it. So I didn’t do it. Then I started reading some of my friends blogs in blogspot and also saw my sister in law’s blog and I was so amzed and inspired of her writings but still didn’t get me to do it. Then one day, my friend told me more about her blogs and shared to me her EARNINGS in dollars and that immediately kicked my shy side and my business minded side came out! I was a stay at home mom and I needed it. I was just starting in real estate this very moment so I don’t have much income yet and I feel like blogging will add up some so after hearing this news from my friend, I headed to blogger.com, create my account and started writing without thinking of what others would think about my writings. I don’t care…all I am thinking that time is to earn from blogging! Money is really a ROOT of SOMETHING! And that is good I guess coz since then, I am a happy stay at home mom and got to buy stuff for myself and my kids while staying at home enjoying life with my kids.
This is my very first blog – My Little Angels which is now My Little Angels in America . This is where I documented my kids stuff about everything. When they wanna look back they can always go to this site and read what mommy was telling the whole world about them. I stopped blogging when I start working in 2012- 2013 and now that I am back, it’s all fresh start, updating my multiple sites and start enjoying free stuff!!!
Sunday Morning. Usually Saturday and Sunday are the only days I wanted to wake up late. My kids are waking up earlier than me but they never bother to wake me up and look for food coz they already know where to look for breakfast. I love my cereal dispenser!
Today though was the first time my son woke me up but I didn’t get up. He came back again and told me he’s hungry. Since I am already awake, I just stood up and head to the kitchen and smelled some food- they surprised me with breakfast! The kids cooked it themselves but ofcourse with the help of their dad. It was a pleasant surprise. Once in a while I also wanted to have some breaktime from the kitchen and this was a great gift a mom would ever wanted.
Breakfast with Notes from the kids
I am a mom for more than 8 years now and counting and I am loving every bits of it. I may have some difficulties and received lots of stress raising them, disciplining them but the happiness it’s giving me is all worth it. I am so lucky I am a stay at home mom again for I have more time to spend with my kids to engage and be part of their everyday life. This is the best career ever!
Photos taken at my kids school celebrating MOM’s DAY
HAPPY MOTHERS DAY TO ALL MOM!!!!!
Fairy Hobmother visited me for the third time!!! I am indeed lucky to receive another GIFT just in time for the New Year!
I am sure you know what’s with the FAIRY HOBMOTHER right? Oh come on! Everyone is talking about him. He’s a fairy to all bloggers like me out there who has lots of fairy overlords online! If you don’t know him yet and y0u are wanting to meet him, follow him on twitter
@Fairyhobmother or just leave a comment in this post with your website and who knows, you might be the next lucky Blogger to receive a gift from the fairy hobmother!
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In the UK, finding a job that will work well with the school holiday schedule can be a headache. Employment law has made it easier for workers to request flexible working patterns, but this does not always mean that an employer can accommodate working hours that fit in with the long summer holidays. Breaks for Christmas and Easter are much easier to cover than six weeks in the summer, let alone half term weeks and teacher training days.
However, there are plenty of employment opportunities which do fit in with the pressures of the academic year. When applying for work, it is always advisable to be upfront if you know that you will require time off to coincide with school holidays. Civil servant jobs are often the most sought after for people with child care commitments. Local authorities have a range of administrative jobs that offer job share and flexible working. Since the government’s spending cuts have come into force these jobs come up less frequently, but it certainly worth checking regularly with your local council for any that do. Another idea is to check out recruitment agencies online such as Office Angels which cater to office secretarial, admin and office assistant jobs which may be available part or flexi time.
There are a growing number of high street retailers that are focused on employing staff on part time contracts that are designed to assist working parents deal with childcare. You may find that retail work means you have to think about working on weekends from time to time, but it can be a good compromise if it allows you to be at home with your children in holiday periods. Retailers like Sainsbury’s, WH Smith, Mothercare and others all promote their ability to offer flexi-time working and compressed hours. If you have some retail experience it is likely an employer will want the benefit of your skills, even if you have to fit in with school breaks.
An obvious choice for work that fits in with child friendly hours is to work at a school. Teachers need post graduate qualifications in teaching to work in schools, but if you don’t have that, then think about other employment opportunities. School caretaking is a job that has most of the work based in term time. Some work will be needed in holiday periods, but you won’t have to commit to regular hours. Teaching assistant jobs work with the academic year and are great route into teaching, because it will test your mettle in the classroom. Other school based jobs worth considering are lunchtime assistants or working as a road safety officer, which all kids refer to as a lollipop man.
Depending on the ages of your children, none of these options may suit you. This can be particularly problematic if your children attend different schools which keep hours that differ and holidays that do not coincide. In such cases, self employment offers the flexibility you will need. True, it is hard to turn down work if you are self employed, but working for yourself means that you will have the peace of mind that you can make yourself available for your kids when they need you.
Bored of doing nothing during your break time or perhaps, after doing all the tasks at home? Why not try something different aside from sleeping or playing nonsense online. There are plenty of things can be done at home, either baking your favorite pastry or if not play bingo without going outside your home!
Sound interesting, isn’t it? Playing your favorite past time is possible nowadays that is because of the rapid growth of technology at the same time, the evolvement of the usage of technology. Thence, it’s not wondering at all why people come up of enjoying stuffs like before but this time, without spending any single penny and going anywhere!Bingo is one of the games mostly moms and even dads enjoy before until now. Thence, due to the help of technology they can now enjoy this without going somewhere just to have fun playing this stuff. Aside from that, there are plenty of bingo sites that everyone could play on. And as a matter of fact, it can also be enjoyed same as what they used to have in real life. Play bingo and win cash, indeed! As I’ve said there are plenty but if you don’t have any idea what site offers great advantage for players then you can try out bingo at Ladbrokes.com.Anyway, you can try out others too but if you want guaranteed sure then I suggest try this one first.